Staffan Göthe Familj /\ Lars Staffan Göthe is a dramatist, actor, and director from Sweden. He is also a professor at Lund University’s Malmö Theater Academy (Teaterhögskolan I Malmö).
In 1971, he received his diploma from the Gothenburg Theatre Academy.He received the Literature and Arts medal in 2001. English, German, Finnish, and Estonian have all been translated into Göthe’s plays.
Lysande eländen, a collection of his plays (22 of the 23 he wrote between 1971 and 2001), was published in 2003. (approx.: “Brilliant Miseries”). He wrote 30 plays over his career, the most well-known of which being A Stuffed Dog, which is often regarded as Sweden’s national drama.
Other plays included a Slavic dance that was performed at Länsteatern in Rebro and Västmanland’s theatre in the autumn of 2015. The Crying Police, The Terrible Bang, La Strada del Amore, The Perfect Kiss, A Brilliant Misery, and The Perfect Kiss are among the other titles.Staffan Göthe was born in Lule in 1944 and has worked as an actor and director since 1971, when he starred in the miniseries Offside.
Since then, he has appeared in a number of films and television series, almost all of which are in Swedish (the exception being the Norwegian film Ballen I yet from 2000). In addition to those already mentioned (and a few others),
He wrote the screenplay for Agneta Fagerström-Olssons Magic Stronger Than Life; two episodes of the Anna Holt television series (1996); Beck – Spr I mörker (1997, part of a long series of TV movies starring Peter Haber as Martin Beck); and My Bearded Mother (Swedish: Min skäggiga mamma), a 2003 short film directed by Maria Hed
On film and in several TV programmes, he has directed at the Folkteatern in Gothenburg, the Folkteatern in Gävle, Dramaten, Norrbottensteatern, and others. You may catch him in the TV series Gentlemen over Christmas weekend.
He was the rector and afterwards professor of Malmö’s Theater Academy in the 1970s.
Staffan Göthe discusses the stormy period in Swedish theatre during the 1970s, as well as how he got to be a playwright despite never having considered it.